Top 10 Under 40: Dr. Brian Knox, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

December 16, 2015 | South Tampa Magazine | Categories: Editorial, People, Top 10 Under 40 | Tags: American Heart Association, charity, Dr. Brian Knox, Equality Florida, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Tampa General Hospital, top 10 under 40

Dr. Brian Knox
Age: 35
Birthplace: Lexington, KY

This Kentucky native graduated from the University of Kentucky Medical School and is now an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the USF South Tampa Center on the Tampa General Hospital campus. He sees patients of all ages for primary care, management of chronic medical conditions and behavioral weight management. In addition, Brian teaches medical students and residents rotating through the clinics and hospitals.

Philanthropic Efforts
Brian has been a supporter and fundraiser of both the American Heart Association and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He also supports Equality Florida, a civil rights organization dedicated to securing equality for Florida’s LGBT community.

What do you like to do for fun when not in the office?
I enjoy traveling both domestically and abroad. I enjoy seeing other cultures and ways of life.

What is your motto in life?
Excellence is achieved through hard work and accountability

Who has been your mentor or role model?
My mother

What is your dream vacation?
Touring across Europe

If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
Steven Spielberg

If you could nominate someone else to be in the Top 10 Under 40, who would it be?
Mark Puskarich, Equality Florida

Where is your favorite place to visit in the Tampa Bay area?
Downtown and Riverwalk